Antoine explores coastline near his new home, and is faced with a dilemma when he encounters a wild animal.
“Culturally and chronologically diverse poetry, essays, and artwork,
as well as stories, celebrate the regional landscape and culture.
Particularly useful for teachers seeking interdisciplinary resources on
California history and geography.”
—Notable Social Studies Trade Books for Young People (Children's Book Council, National Council for the Social Studies)
"This series is sure to be a hit with classes that are studying the
regional geography of the United States, and it would be a superb
resource for classes and teaching teams that integrate language arts and
The Vast Wonder of the World: Biologist Ernest Everett Just